EU Withdrawal Note Plant Products

Brussels, 23 January 2018 PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law will cease to […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Fisheries & Aquaculture

Brussels, 9 April 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law […]

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Genetically Modified Organisms

Contained use of genetically modified microorganisms Directive 2009/41/EC on the contained use of genetically modified microorganisms.It applies from 10 June 2009. It lays down rules for the contained use* of genetically modified microorganisms (GMMs) in order to protect human health and the environment in the EU. KEY POINTS Classifications and notifications Users of GMMs must […]

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Food Composition

New (novel) foods — rules from 2018 Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 on novel foods It lays down rules for the placing of novel foods* on the market in the European Union (EU). These are designed to provide a high level of protection for human health and consumers’ interest. KEY POINTS Food business must determine whether the […]

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Animal Welfare Transport

Animal welfare during transport — rules on staging points Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/97 on EU criteria for control posts and amending the route plan for the transport of animals It establishes rules for control posts where animals rest for at least 12 hours during compulsory breaks in long distance journeys within the EU. These […]

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Animal Welfare

European Convention for the Protection of Animals kept for Farming Purposes The purpose of this Convention, signed under the auspices of the Council of Europe, is to lay down minimum common standards for the protection of animals kept for farming purposes in the signatory countries. Council Decision 78/923/EEC of 19 June 1978 concerning the conclusion […]

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Animal Health

The EU’s Animal Health Law Regulation (EU) 2016/429 on transmissible animal diseases. It aims to prevent and control animal diseases that can be transmitted to other animals or humans. The animal health law is part of a package of measures proposed by the European Commission in May 2013 to strengthen the enforcement of health and […]

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Slaughterhouses EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Brussels, 12 May 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 23 January 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES ON THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS AT THE TIME OF KILLING Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union […]

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Plant Protection

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Brussels, 25 May 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 23 January 2018 and the Q&A document (REV2) dated 18 February 2019 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES ON PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the […]

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Organic

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Brussels, 25 March 2020 Rev1 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF ORGANIC PRODUCTION METHODS (“ORGANIC PRODUCTS”) Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”.1 The Withdrawal Agreement2 […]

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Plant Health EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Brussels, 13 March 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 21 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF PLANT HEALTH Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a […]

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Animal Feed

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Brussels, 13 March 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 23 January 2018 and the Q&A document (REV1) dated 13 November 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES ON ANIMAL FEED Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the […]

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Animal Welfare in Transport EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Brussels, 1 April 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 23 January 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES FOR THE TRANSPORT OF LIVE ANIMALS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a […]

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